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ERIC Number: EJ466559
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Improving Medical Students' Attitudes toward and Skills with the Elderly.
Intrieri, Robert C.; And Others
Gerontologist, v33 n3 p373-78 Jun 1993
Examined effect of experimental program in gerontology and geriatrics on third-year medical students. Experimental students (n=45) participated in four group sessions emphasizing psychological, sociodemographic, and physiological aspects of aging and interpersonal communication skills. Participants developed more positive attitudes and demonstrated more socially skilled behavior during interview with older adult, as compared to controls (n=51). (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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